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Taiwan's Wei family to buy cable TV operator CNS for $2.4 billion: source

Taiwan's Wei family has agreed to buy China Network Systems (CNS), the nation's biggest cable TV operator, for about $2.4 billion including debt from private equity firm MBK Partners, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Sunday.

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Korean Won

South Korean private equity funds lead in domestic buyout market

Local buyout funds like MBK Partners and Vogo Fund are now leading the domestic buyout market in South Korea just nearly a decade after its first private equity fund was established in the country, the Financial Times reported.

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South Korea

Local private equity in South Korea rises against foreign competition

Financial data from Mergermarket indicated an increasing influence of local buyout firms in South Korea, thanks largely to the support of the national government by relaxing regulations, a Financial Times report said.

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Universal Studios Japan

PAG invests $250M in Universal Studios Japan

Asian buyout firm PAG has committed $250 million in theme park operator Universal Studios Japan. The said fund will be used to develop a new Harry Potter attraction and expand into other parts of Asia.

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Skype

Top deals of the day - bids, mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Wednesday, including Fortum, National Vision, Saipem, CTT, MTS, Southern Pacific, Warrnambool, Verbund, Bakkafrost, Popular and Marathon Oil.

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MBK Partners

South Korea gives green light to MBK's $1.75 billion takeover of ING Life Korea

South Korea's Financial Services Commission on Wednesday cleared MBK Partners' $1.75 billion acquisition of ING Groep's Korean insurer. MBK bought 8.2 million shares in ING Life Korea.

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Woori Finance Holdings

MBK, KB, Daishin bid for South Korea's Woori bad-debt unit, deal to reach KRW300 billion

South Korea is exiting from the country's second-biggest non-performing loan manager Woori F&I Co. Ltd. At least three bidders including MBK Partners, KB Financial Group and Daishin Securities will place their final bids for the bad-loan unit.

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MBK Partners

MBK Partners to put Techpack up for sale - source

A source disclosed to Reuters that a sale of Techpack Solutions Co Ltd could fetch over KRW432 billion or USD407 million.

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SGX on CNS

CNS to secure TWD40 billion loan before its IPO

CNS announced that it is applying for a debt financing program ahead of its IPO in Singapore.

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MBK interested in acquiring ING's S.Korea unit-report

Private equity fund MBK Partners has expressed interest in acquiring ING Groep NV's South Korean insurance unit

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Two Asia buyout firms tap investors for up to $4.25 bln in funds

Two Asia buyout firms tap investors for up to $4.25 bln in funds.

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Asia Private Equity Weekly News, August 20, 2012

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending Aug. 17.

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Stacks of Korean won are put together before being delivered to commercial banks during a photo opportunity at the Bank of Korea in Seoul January 21, 2009. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/Files

Buyout fund MBK to pay $1.1 billion for Woongjin Coway stake: sources

Private equity fund MBK Partners will pay 1.2 trillion won ($1.1 billion) for a stake in South Korean water purifier maker Woongjin Coway Co

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MBK loses Hi-Mart exclusive negotiating rights, door open for Lotte

Shareholders in South Korea's Hi-Mart Co Ltd (071840.KS) have rejected a request by private equity fund MBK Partners to extend its exclusive negotiating rights to a majority stake in the electronics retailer.

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Asia Private Equity Weekly News - July 2

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending June 29.

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